Calcutta High Court Upholds Conviction of Appellant-Accused of Sexual Assault
Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 5th March 2021 dismissed the appeal against a judgement passed by the learned Judge, Special (POCSO Act), by convicting the Appellant-Accused of sexual assault against a minor girl and sentencing him to suffer rigorous...
Dead Bodies’ Disposal Is a Constitutional & Statutory Responsibility of Government When Cannot Be Carried by Family: Calcutta High Court
Case: Lakshmikanta Lagar & Ors. v. The State of West Bengal & Ors. Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 2nd March 2021 directed the State Government to take appropriate steps for the installation of the electric chulli (electric crematorium) in...
Tripura High Court Finds the Appellants Guilty After Seizing 1130kg of Dry Ganja
Case: Shri Dhan Bahadur Chetri & Shri Sanjoy Gowala vs The State of Tripura Excerpt The Tripura High Court on 2nd March 2021 rejected the petition by affirming the judgment and order of conviction of the appellants, passed on 30.07.2018,...
Free and Fair Elections Are Implicit Democratic Rights of Whole Citizenry: Calcutta High Court
Case: Bimal Kumar Chatterjee vs Election Commission of India & Ors. Excerpt The Calcutta High Court on 1st March 2021 disposed of the present PIL matter by recording the Election Commission's submissions as an assurance that the upcoming West Bengal...
Calcutta High Court Sets Aside the Social Investigation Report Amidst Minor’s Counselling
The Calcutta High Court on 1st March 2021 disposed of the instant Writ Petition by rejecting the filing of the Social Investigation Report subsequent to counselling of the minor by the respondents for the non-compliance of the sub-rules under Rule 19 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Model Rules, 2016.
Calcutta High Court Declares Three Golden Cardinal Principles With Respect To COVID-19 Guidelines
The Calcutta High Court on 26th February 2021 while disposing of the above Writ Petition, issued directions to the State Government of West Bengal to ensure that COVID-19 guidelines and safety precautions shouldn't be ignored but to be followed thereto.
Calcutta High Court Denies Recourse as a Mixed Question of Law and Facts Arise
The Calcutta High Court on 25th February 2021 rejected the petition filed under Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 by remarking that there was no scope of challenging and dismissed order under Section 16 of the Act.
Calcutta High Court Says Mallet Finger Constitutes a Valid Ground of Disqualification in CAPF
The Calcutta High Court on 24th February 2021 dismissed the petition by reaffirming that the petitioner was validly disqualified for the post of constable (GD) in CAPF on account of the mallet in the right ring finger.
Calcutta High Court Recalls Its Order of Injunction in a Trademark Dispute
The Calcutta High Court on 22nd February 2021, recalled its order of an injunction passed in a trademark dispute as the Judge presiding over the case had appeared for one party in respect of the same trademark in the past.
Calcutta High Court Disposes the Petition Directing the Petitioner To Clear the Due Arrears
The Calcutta High Court on 24th February 2021 remarked that Writ Petition filed by the Petitioner could be maintainable before the Industrial Tribunal since the Airport Customer Agent is a workman within the meaning of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.